Tom Vater

Tom Vater

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Rise Tattoo goes to India

                                                    The brand new edition(#46) of Rise Tattoo, available at all good newsagents in France at present, features 16 pages on India by Laure Siegel and myself. We look at […]

McEverest or Die! The Madness of Consumerism on the World’s Highest Peak

There have been media reports of a fight between Sherpas and climbers on the slopes of Mount Everest. Not surprised. Rich white men without compassion or mountaineering experience have been throwing dollars at the world’s highest mountain for a couple of decades now and the atmosphere at base camp is one of sloth, luxury and […]

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